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Founders Chapel | University of San Diego

By, April 12, 2016

Founders Chapel is a house of worship located on the University of San Diego campus. Dating back to 1953, the chapel was built for what was then the San Diego College for Women. Today, it is a popular ceremony location, and is exclusive to USD students, alumni and staff. We love photographing at this classical and traditional site, and incorporating the venue’s details into memorable ceremony photographs.

Couples takes advantage having two photographers at their wedding

Having two photographers means being able to document ceremony moments from multiple perspectives, as in the photos above.

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The broad and open space of the venue allows us to capture unique vantage points, like the one below.

This Catholic wedding incorporates tradition during their Founders Chapel USD ceremony. This Catholic wedding incorporates tradition during their Founders Chapel USD ceremony. This Catholic wedding incorporates tradition during their USD ceremony. The Father of the bride hugs the groom during a ceremony at Founders Chapel at USD Bride and groom seal the deal with a kiss at Founders Chapel in San Diego

To capture unexpected point-of-view images, we look for opportunities such as the balcony, which has railings and gates that can be photographed through.

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The interior and exterior archways add drama and symmetry, which helps to create elegantly composed images, like the ones below.

A backlit portrait taken at the entrance of the Founders Chapel. Founders Chapel USD's most photogenic locations

For creative couple portraits, we love making use of the surrounding campus areas, in addition to the ceremony space.

A groom tilts his new bride back for a fashionable kiss near the gates of Founders chapel. Upholding Military traditions a Founders Chapel USD

Whenever weather permits, the lush green campus lends itself to a nice variety of outdoor photo backdrops.

A Bridal Party laughs it up as they take a group photo at the Founders Chapel. Portrait with the Wedding Party after thier ceremony at Founders Chapel

Check out more beautiful images of Founders Chapel.